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Retired judge appointed to probe former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's death

The 68-year-old AIADMK supremo died following a cardiac arrest on Dec 5, 2016

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

AIADMK members pay tribute, and grieve the loss of J Jayalalithaa. (File Photo)
AIADMK members pay tribute, and grieve the loss of J Jayalalithaa. (File Photo)

The Tamil Nadu government constituted today an headed by a retired high court judge to the of then Chief Minister nearly 10 months ago.

"To conduct an inquiry and submit a report on the of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, an headed by retired high court judge, Justice Arumugasamy, has been constituted," according to an official release here.


A government order has been issued for this purpose, it said.

On August 17, Chief Minister K Palaniswami had announced that a commission of inquiry would go into the of Jayalalithaa.

The 68-year-old AIADMK supremo died following a cardiac arrest on December 5 after being in the hospital for 75 days.

A into Jayalalithaa's was one of the demands made by the rebel leader and now Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam for the formal merger of his faction with that of Palaniswami.

The two factions had merged on August 21.

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First Published: Mon, September 25 2017. 18:15 IST
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